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Patio Q&A with Tim Griffith, Jason Merritt, and Karen Moore

Friday, June 26 | 4:30-5:15pm Languages Session Recording This is a Patio Q&A with the Languages Workshop Presenters. Karen Moore Karen Moore has filled both teaching and administrative roles at Grace Academy of Georgetown, a classical Christian school in central Texas, where she has built the 3-12th grade classical language program. She holds a B.A. in Classics from the University of Texas at Austin. She… Read More »Patio Q&A with Tim Griffith, Jason Merritt, and Karen Moore

St. Patrick’s Confession: A Story of Faith and Work of Beauty

Friday, June 26 | 10:30-11:15am Languages Session Recording The Confession of St. Patrick, written in 5th century Latin, is an autobiographical work that clears away some of the mystery that surrounds this legendary figure. Beyond the three leaf clovers and garments of green this work leads us to a wondrous story of salvation that leads both author and reader to worship. There is much we… Read More »St. Patrick’s Confession: A Story of Faith and Work of Beauty

How Languages Impact Learners & What We Can Measure in Learners

Thursday, June 25 | 2:30-3:15pm Languages Session Recording If you have loved Latin and taught it, you understand its value and impact. Why is it so hard to inspire the uninitiated or the resistant? In this seminar, we will look beyond the classic top reasons to study a language, discuss SLA research and various methodologies, and examine the impact of studying languages on students’ overall… Read More »How Languages Impact Learners & What We Can Measure in Learners

Getting Students to Pay Attention to Endings

Thursday, June 25 | 10:30-11:15am Languages Session Recording This workshop will demonstrate practical methods Latin teachers of all levels may use to help their students learn, retain, and use Latin vocabulary better. Among other things, it will include exercises for different learning styles, how to teach vocabulary from multiple directions, and how to introduce vocabulary both inductively and deductively. Download Handout Timothy Griffith Tim Griffith… Read More »Getting Students to Pay Attention to Endings